The Coonhound is a sweet, mellow dog that is highly sociable with people and other dogs and requires a lot of outdoor exercises. Coonhound is a hound dog breed, also known as “raccoon hound”. This species of hunting dog was bred to work in specific areas for certain species of game. A professional hunter can immediately appreciate the coonhound. As a pet or companion raccoon hound is extremely rare. He has some behavioral features that need to be considered when choosing a pet.